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Holiday spirit arrives in Tarrant County

Averi White talks with Santa Claus about what she would like for Christmas during the Fort Worth Parade of Lights Nov. 27. The 27th annual parade featured more than 100 entries, including a float by Trinity River Campus.  Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Averi White talks with Santa Claus about what she would like for Christmas during the Fort Worth Parade of Lights Nov. 27. The 27th annual parade featured more than 100 entries, including a float by Trinity River Campus. Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Fort Worth officials turned on the lights for its city Christmas tree in Sundance Square during the Fort Worth Parade of Lights Nov. 27. The 52-foot-tall blue spruce will be in place until Jan. 5.  Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Fort Worth officials turned on the lights for its city Christmas tree in Sundance Square during the Fort Worth Parade of Lights Nov. 27. The 52-foot-tall blue spruce will be in place until Jan. 5. Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian

TCC students, faculty and staff prepare for the upcoming holidays in various ways, including Trinity River Campus’ first-time participation in the Fort Worth Parade of Lights as well as decorating on campus and at home. Area communities celebrate with tree-lighting ceremonies, visits from Santa Claus and other holiday festivities.

A snow globe decorates one yard in Arlington’s Interlochen neighborhood.  Photo by Ashley Brocato/The Collegian
A snow globe decorates one yard in Arlington’s Interlochen neighborhood. Photo by Ashley Brocato/The Collegian
A woman in the parade waves to the crowd during the 27th annual Parade of Lights.  Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
A woman in the parade waves to the crowd during the 27th annual Parade of Lights. Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
A Christmas tree in the South Campus library is decorated with origami cranes, made by student Anh Duong, who works in the library.  Photo by Brian Koenig/The Collegian
A Christmas tree in the South Campus library is decorated with origami cranes, made by student Anh Duong, who works in the library. Photo by Brian Koenig/The Collegian
Trinity River Campus students sign greetings from their Fort Worth Parade of Lights float.  Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Trinity River Campus students sign greetings from their Fort Worth Parade of Lights float. Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Children bundle up on the colorful SPJST float in the Parade of Lights Nov. 27. SPJST is a fraternal organization celebrating Czech heritage.  Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
Children bundle up on the colorful SPJST float in the Parade of Lights Nov. 27. SPJST is a fraternal organization celebrating Czech heritage. Photo by Casey Holder/The Collegian
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